Rock On Indoor Climbing Competition
About the Event Often imitated, never replicated! The 14th Annual Rock On climbing competition will be coming to the Minneapolis campus for the first time ever! It is always a fun and social atmosphere. Competitors receive scores based on their bouldering and top-rope climbing abilities. All entrants will receive a t-shirt, hospitality throughout the day, and will be entered into drawings for many door prizes. Entrants must be U of MN Students and must register prior to the day of the event. Event Details Date: Saturday, March 8 Time: 10:00am-5:00pm Location: U of M Outdoor Center (Minneapolis) Registration The fee is $25 to climb. Limit 50 climbers. Entrants must be U of MN Students and must register prior to the day of the event. To register, please email email@example.com or register on site at the U of M Outdoor Center (located in the lower level of the University Recreation and Wellness Center).
Spring 2 Learn to Swim Registration
Spring 2 Learn to Swim registration will open on Friday, January 3. About the Program The Learn to Swim Program provides individuals with a solid foundation of water safety knowledge and skills. We feature a variety of knowledgeable and responsible instructors who create the fun and excitement of our swim lessons. Facilities The Learn to Swim program utilizes state of the art swimming facilities on the University of Minnesota Campus. Minneapolis Cooke 10: Warm (83-86 degrees), shallow water (3.5' -5') pool with ramp accessibility [map] Cooke 15: Cool (78.8-80 degrees), deep water (12') pool [map] Natatorium: Cool (79-81 deg), deep water (7') competition pool [map] Diving Well: Warm (80-82 degrees), deep water (12' – 18') pool with 1 meter and 3 meter springboards and platforms [map] Saint Paul 8 lane shallow pool: (3.5' - 5'), (81-83 degrees) [map] View more information on the Learn to Swim page.
Minneapolis Climbing Wall Closed March 4-8
The Minneapolis Climbing Wall will be closed from March 4-8 to prepare for the Rock On Climbing Competition. It will return to regularly scheduled climbing hours on Sunday, March 9. The Outdoor Center apologized for the inconvenience.
Iceland Backpacking Trip
Experience "The Land Of Fire And Ice" this summer in the country of Iceland. Trip Details Spend 10 days exploring this remote and isolated country as we backpack along the Lanmannalagur trail in the isolated interior of Iceland. Geysers, volcanoes, glaciers and waterfalls abound as you are dwarfed in this vast and unique landscape. This is sure to be the backpacking experience of a lifetime. In addition to the backcountry you will also have a several days to experience the culture and beauty of Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik. Trip includes all ground transportation, lodging, fees and equipment. Airfare is not included. Registration Cost: $850 students, $1150 non-students (Airfare is not included in trip price. $400 deposit required at time of registration.) Registration is now open! Stop by the Minneapolis Outdoor Center or contact Mitch at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot!